Who We Are
What We Provide
How To Reach Us
Thomas R. BearrowsUniversity Counsel
Tom is a general officer of the Board of Trustees and the University and serves as the legal advisor to the Board, the President, and other University administrative officers.
Mark D. HenssDeputy University Counsel
Mark provides representation and advice and assists the University Counsel with management of legal services for the Board, the President, University officers, and all three campuses of the University.
Campus Legal CounselsAll Campuses
Each campus has a Campus Legal Counsel who manages several attorneys. This organizational approach allows the attorneys to be readily available with and within close proximity to their clients while providing a direct line of communication to the Chancellor.
Our TeamAttorneys and Staff
University Counsel’s team includes a Deputy University Counsel and three Campus Legal Counsels as well as University attorneys, Legal Fellows and law clerks. Additional team members include the Director of Operations and Strategic Services, business and administrative staff, attorney support staff, and the Chicago Claims staff.